PUBG Corporation has been hard at work testing its new anti-cheat system on test servers which aims to get rid of cheats that alter game files. This includes visual modifications such as the very popular ReShade.
ReShade has been used by many players to increase the vibrancy of the default dull color and to increase the contrast to more easily spot other players against the background. The new system will block these kind of unauthorized programs, with an aim to further broaden the scope of its abilities to ensure a long-lasting “fair game environment.”
Not only is it third party applications that are suffering, but Steam’s family sharing feature is now under fire. Lee describes that the feature was initially enabled to allow users easy access of their character across while on other Steam accounts, and presumably other PC systems.
Unfortunately, this has been exploited by players to give advantages where there should be none and is therefore being disabled with use concerning PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. PUBG Corp and publisher Bluehole understand that there is likely to be some backlash to the decision and has asked players to “understand that we are introducing this measure to fight abuse and ensure a fair environment.”